My most important shopping tool – and favorite app!
I’m not into many apps, and I’ve found that the ones that are supposed to keep my life super organized seem overly complicated. The few apps I do use have broad uses, my favorite being Wunderlist.
I’m going to go ahead and assume you know the benefits of making a list before you go grocery shopping. There is less time involved with multiple trips to the store each week, money saved by knowing what you need and buying mostly only that, and less gas used to get to the store only once a week compared to four times. Continue reading “My most important shopping tool – and favorite app!”
We are pretty excited about doing something new this Thanksgiving. After talking about how crowded and cramped our table is with all the people and food, we decided to risk our lives (and tradition) and give buffet style a try.
Instead of waiting so long for the sweet potatoes to get passed to you that your food is cold, or eating your food as you get it (resulting in a perpetually empty plate), you can skip along the line and fill your plate as you please.
Continue reading “How to put on THE BEST Buffet!”
Planning Dinner for a Crowd
A couple of months ago my husband and I were selected to help with a fundraising gala out our church. Between the two of us, we have quite a bit of experience planning dinner for a crowd, including for groups of over 200 people. Continue reading “10 tips for planning dinner for a crowd”
I know, I know.
Hummus has already peaked in popularity, and now we are making it out of edamame, beets, lentils, and an unfathomable number of ingredients other than garbanzo beans.
So, nothing new here.
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If you receive the Food and Nutrition Magazine, you know that this year marked the start of a new segment at the back of the magazine catering to food waste. There have been some interesting articles about composting, aquafabe, and using fruits and vegetables that have passed their prime.
While we may think of some of these topics as “domestic interests” pertaining mostly to home kitchens, dietitians should be equipped to answer questions – or at least refer resources – to patients, clients, and friends. Today, my RD tip for you is about Five Kitchen resources to reuse to save resources AND money.
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